Job Description
The School of Science (SoS) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY, invites applications for multiple Lecturer or Senior Lecturer or Professor of Practice positions (pending budgetary approval) in the Department of Computer Science (, with expertise in the broad areas of computer organization, operating systems, software engineering, open source software, network programming, mobile computing, and data structures, along with the ability to teach other introductory computer science courses.  The initial appointment is for three academic years, with the expectation of subsequent renewal.

Desired Skills and Experience
Potential candidates must possess either an MS with a minimum of five years teaching experience in a university setting or a Ph.D.  The successful candidate should have strong teaching, advising, and mentoring skills.  The ideal candidate will be an individual with a comprehensive vision of computer science education, as well as the skills needed to integrate into a multi-disciplinary department.  Evidence of teaching effectiveness may include student evaluations, syllabi, and/or sample assignments.  Candidates for Senior Lecturer position must also submit evidence of research achievement.

Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter with contact information for three references, a resume or curriculum vitae, statement of teaching with evidence of teaching effectiveness, and (optionally) a statement of professional research interests.  Candidates should register with the website and submit application materials electronically to this website.  Applicants should also arrange for their references to submit letters electronically following the website instructions.

Questions may be sent to Shannon Carrothers,

We welcome candidates, who bring diverse intellectual, geographical, gender, and ethnic perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employee.